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noun as in weaponry

noun as in family crest

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There are parks filled with men pushing strollers and coffee shops where fathers meet their friends, babes in arms.

After the captain made the call to abandon ship, 150 people were able to escape on lifeboats lowered by electronic arms.

At the beginning of the video and before the call to kill police, you can hear what sounds like, “arms up, shoot back!”

Some of the slogans used that night—including “arms up, shoot back!”

With help, he got to his feet, and when she hugged him he lifted his arms slightly as if to return the hug.

However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.

One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.

The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.

He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.

She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arms, such as: accoutrements, armament(s), artillery, equipment, firearms, and guns.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.